Offensive Weapons Bill

This page relates to the Offensive Weapons Bill introduced in the House of Commons on 20 June 2018.

The text of the Bill can be found from the UK Parliament page Offensive Weapons Bill.

Information about the progress of the Bill, including proposed dates for future meetings, can be found on that webpage.

Legislative Consent Memorandum(s) lodged:

Memorandum from the Scottish Government (249KB pdf lodged 3 September 2018) 

Lead Committee: Justice

23 October 2018 (evidence)

Report: 2nd Report 2018, (Session 5): Report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum on the Offensive Weapons Bill (1.10MB pdf)

Additional Committee: Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee

25 September 2018 (private)

2 October 2018 (private)

Delegated Powers and Law Reform Committee Report: 44th Report 2018 (Session 5): Report on the Legislative Consent Memorandum: Offensive Weapons Bill - 2 October 2018 

Legislative Consent Motions/Resolutions

S5M-14827 lodged on 19 November 2018

Motion agreed to on 21 November 2018

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